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Chapter 7 Enviro Vocab
Biomes
Climate
Desert
Forest
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
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Biomes
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Climate
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Ecosystems Vocabulary
biome
aquatic life zones
ecotone
deciduous forests
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere. Examples inc…
a region of transition between two biological communities.
forests that are dominated by trees that lose their leaves ea…
biome
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
aquatic life zones
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere. Examples inc…
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Inhabitants of Earth & Relationships - Ecosystems
biomes
aquatic life zones
ecotone
ecozone
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere.
a transitional zone where ecosystems meet.
region based on its ecological characteristics.
biomes
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
aquatic life zones
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere.
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Ecosystems, Ecological, Succession and Biomes Vocabulary
Ecosystem
Biotic Factor
Abiotic Factor
Organism
One or more communities of different species interacting with…
Any living component that affects the population of another o…
A nonliving condition or thing, as climate or habitat, that i…
Any form of life.
Ecosystem
One or more communities of different species interacting with…
Biotic Factor
Any living component that affects the population of another o…
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Chapter 7
Weather
Climate
Greenhouse gas
Greenhouse effect
Short teem changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Gas in the earths lower atmosphere that caused the greenhouse…
Natural effect that releases heat in the atmosphere near the…
Weather
Short teem changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
Climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
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Chapter 7 APES
biomes
climate
ocean currents
permafrost
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
Underground soil in which captured water stays frozen for mor…
biomes
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
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Ch 7 apes
Biomes
Climate
Greenhouse effect
Greenhouse gases
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on we…
Natural effect that releases heat in the atmosphere near the…
Gases in the earths lower atmosphere that causes the greenhou…
Biomes
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on we…
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APES Chapter Seven Terms
Biomes
Climate
Greenhouse Effect
Ocean Currents
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Natural effect that releases heat in the atmosphere near the…
Mass movements of the surface water produced by prevailing wi…
Biomes
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
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APES Chapter 7
weather
climate
ocean currents
greenhouse gas
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
gases in the earth's lower atmosphere that cause the greenhou…
weather
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
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Ecosystems
Biomes
Aquatic life zones
Ecotone
Ecozone
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere
a region of transition between two biological communities
the broadest biogeographic division of the Earth's land surfa…
Biomes
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Aquatic life zones
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere
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APES 7
Biome
Climate
Currents
Desert
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
biome in which evaporation exceeds precipitation and the aver…
Biome
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Ecology Flashcards
abiotic
aquatic life zone
autotroph
biodiversity
nonliving
marine and freshwater parts of the ecosphere. Examples: fresh…
an organism that can produce its own foods
Concept includes the variety of different species (species di…
abiotic
nonliving
aquatic life zone
marine and freshwater parts of the ecosphere. Examples: fresh…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 5
Biomes
Chaparral biome
Climate
Coniferous forest biome
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Has a moderate climate but its dense thickets of spiny shrubs…
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
a terrestrial biome found in temperate regions of the world w…
Biomes
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Chaparral biome
Has a moderate climate but its dense thickets of spiny shrubs…
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APES Ch.7 Vocabulary
weather
climate
currents
greenhouse gases
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
gases in the earth's lower atmosphere (troposphere) that caus…
weather
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
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Ch 51.4 Terrestrial Biomes
The structure and distribution of terr…
Major life zones characterized by vege…
________is very important in determini…
Climate affects the __________ pattern…
climate and disturbance
Biomes
Climate
latitudinal
The structure and distribution of terr…
climate and disturbance
Major life zones characterized by vege…
Biomes
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APES VOCAB: 7
weather
climate
currents
greenhouse gasses
- short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure,…
- physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on…
mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
- gasses in the earth's lower atmosphere (troposphere) that c…
weather
- short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure,…
climate
- physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on…
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Ecosystems, Ecological, Succession and Biomes Vocabulary
Ecosystem
Biotic Factor
Abiotic Factor
Organism
One or more communities of different species interacting with…
Any living component that affects the population of another o…
A nonliving condition or thing, as climate or habitat, that i…
Any form of life.
Ecosystem
One or more communities of different species interacting with…
Biotic Factor
Any living component that affects the population of another o…
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Ch 51.4 Terrestrial Biomes
The structure and distribution of terr…
Major life zones characterized by vege…
________is very important in determini…
Climate affects the __________ pattern…
climate and disturbance
Biomes
Climate
latitudinal
The structure and distribution of terr…
climate and disturbance
Major life zones characterized by vege…
Biomes
AP Enviro Ch. 7 Vocab
Biomes
Climate
Desert
Forest
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Biome in which evaporation exceeds precipitation
Biome with enough average annual precipitation to support the…
Biomes
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life
Climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Environmental science vocabulary
abiotic
aquatic life zones
biodiversity
biomass
nonliving
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere
variety of different species, genetic variability among indiv…
organic matter produced by plants and other photosynthetic pr…
abiotic
nonliving
aquatic life zones
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere
AP Enviro Ch. 7 Vocab
Biomes
Climate
Desert
Forest
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Biome in which evaporation exceeds precipitation
Biome with enough average annual precipitation to support the…
Biomes
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life
Climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
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AP Enviro Chapter 7 Vocab
biome
climate
desert
forest
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
biome in which evaporation exceeds precipitation and the aver…
biome with enough average annual precipitation to support the…
biome
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
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Enviro 3.2
Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Greenhouse Gases
A thin spherical envelope of gases surrounding the earth's su…
Innermost layer of the atmosphere. It contains about 75% of t…
Second layer of the atmosphere, extending about 17-48 kilomet…
Water vapor, carbon dioxide, and methane - located in the tro…
Atmosphere
A thin spherical envelope of gases surrounding the earth's su…
Troposphere
Innermost layer of the atmosphere. It contains about 75% of t…
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AP Env Chapter 7
weather
climate
ocean currents
greenhouse gas
short-term changes in temperature and other conditions the tr…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
mass movement of surface water produced by prevailing winds b…
gases in the earth's lower atmosphere that causes the greenho…
weather
short-term changes in temperature and other conditions the tr…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
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APES Chapter 5: Climate and Biomes
weather
climate
ocean currents
upwelling
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
the steady flow of ocean water in a prevailing direction
movement of nutrient-rich bottom water to the ocean's surface…
weather
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
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7.2 and 7.3
major biomes
biomes change with ___ and ___
___ and ___ classify a biome
there are ___ in each biome
large land regions with certain types of climate and dominant…
latitude and elevation
climate and vegetation
microbiomes
major biomes
large land regions with certain types of climate and dominant…
biomes change with ___ and ___
latitude and elevation
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AICE-EM Chapter 5: Climate and Biomes Vocab
weather
climate
ocean currents
upwelling
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
the steady flow of ocean water in a prevailing direction
movement of nutrient-rich bottom water to the ocean's surface…
weather
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
APES Chapter 5: Climate and Biomes Vocab
weather
climate
ocean currents
upwelling
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
the steady flow of ocean water in a prevailing direction
movement of nutrient-rich bottom water to the ocean's surface…
weather
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
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apes chapter 7
weather
climate
ocean currents
greenhouse gases
short-term changes in the temperature barometric pressure hum…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on th…
mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
gas is in the earths lower atmosphere troposphere the cost th…
weather
short-term changes in the temperature barometric pressure hum…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on th…
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APES (Miller) Chapter 7
weather
greenhouse effect
rain shadow effect
ocean currents
Short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
Natural effect that releases heat in the atmosphere near the…
Low precipitation on the leeward side of a mountain when prev…
Mass movements of surface water produced by prevailing winds…
weather
Short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
greenhouse effect
Natural effect that releases heat in the atmosphere near the…
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Unit 1B Ecosystems
Biomes
Aquatic life zones
Ecotone
Ecozone
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere. Examples inc…
A transitional zone between two ecological communities, as be…
an area of the Earth determined by distribution of flora and…
Biomes
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Aquatic life zones
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere. Examples inc…
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Chapter 7 APES Terms
Weather
Climate
Currents
Greenhouse Gases
A local area's short term temperature, precipitation, humidit…
An area's general pattern of atmospheric or weather condition…
Prevailing winds that are blowing over the oceans produce mas…
Gases in the earth's lower atmosphere that cause the greenhou…
Weather
A local area's short term temperature, precipitation, humidit…
Climate
An area's general pattern of atmospheric or weather condition…
APES Chapter 7 Vocab
Biome
Climate
Desert
Forest
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Biome in which evaporation exceeds precipitation and the aver…
Biome with enough average annual precipitation to support the…
Biome
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
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Ch.7
Rain shadow effect
Permafrost
Ocean currents
Biomes
Reduction of rainfall from the landscape of the mountain.
Underground soil that stays frozen
Mass movement of surface water produced by prevailing winds b…
Territorial regions inhabited by certain types of life especi…
Rain shadow effect
Reduction of rainfall from the landscape of the mountain.
Permafrost
Underground soil that stays frozen
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Chapter 4: Ecosystems
abiotic
aerobic respiration
anaerobic respiration
aquatic life zones
Nonliving. Compare biotic.
Complex process that occurs in the cells of most living organ…
Form of cellular respiration in which some decomposers get th…
Marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere. Examples inc…
abiotic
Nonliving. Compare biotic.
aerobic respiration
Complex process that occurs in the cells of most living organ…
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Ecosystems, Ecological, Succession and Biomes Vocabulary
Ecosystem
Biotic Factor
Abiotic Factor
Organism
one or more communities of different species interacting with…
any living component that affects the population of another o…
a nonliving condition or thing, as climate or habitat, that i…
any form of life.
Ecosystem
one or more communities of different species interacting with…
Biotic Factor
any living component that affects the population of another o…
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Enviro Chapter 7
biomes
climate
desert
forest
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
biome in which evaporation exceeds precipitation and the aver…
biome with enough average annual precipitation to support the…
biomes
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
AP Environmental Science Chapter 7
climate
weather
biome
desert
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Biome in which evaporation exceeds precipitation and the aver…
climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
weather
Short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
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Unit 2 Section 3 Vocabulary
Biome
Rainshadow effect
Microclimate
Monsoon
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Windward receives the warm moist air and leeward receives coo…
The climate of a very small or restricted area, especially wh…
Seasonal changes in atmospheric circulation and precipitation…
Biome
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Rainshadow effect
Windward receives the warm moist air and leeward receives coo…
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Ch 7 Terrestrial Biomes
albedo
altitude
arid
biome
Ability of a surface to reflect light
Height above sea level
A desert or other area with an arid climate has little precip…
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of vegetation…
albedo
Ability of a surface to reflect light
altitude
Height above sea level
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AP Environmental 1B
Biomes
Aquatic life zones
Ecotone
Ecozone
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere. examples inc…
the transition from one type of habitat or ecosystem to anoth…
the particular mix of plant and animal species occupying any…
Biomes
terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Aquatic life zones
marine and freshwater portions of the biosphere. examples inc…
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Biomes 52.2 AP Bio Campbells
Biomes
Climate
Terrestrial
Climograph
major life zones characterized by vegetation type or physical…
the long term prevailing weather conditions in a given area-e…
vegetation type
plots the annual mean temp. and precipitation in a region
Biomes
major life zones characterized by vegetation type or physical…
Climate
the long term prevailing weather conditions in a given area-e…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 7
Biome
Climate
Desert
Forest
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on it…
Biome in which evaporation exceeds precipitation and the aver…
Biome with enough average annual precipitation to support the…
Biome
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on it…
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CGR4M Unit One Vocabulary I
biome
anthroposphere
affluenza
chemical energy
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
An Earth's sphere that is modified by humans for human use
Unsustainable addiction to over consumption and materialism e…
energy stored in bonds of chemical compounds, and is released…
biome
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
anthroposphere
An Earth's sphere that is modified by humans for human use
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Ecology Vocab
abiotic
aquatic life zone
autotroph
biodiversity
nonliving
Marine and freshwater parts of the ecosphere. Examples: fresh…
An organism that can produce its own food
Concept includes the variety of different species (species di…
abiotic
nonliving
aquatic life zone
Marine and freshwater parts of the ecosphere. Examples: fresh…
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Pre-AP Biology Unit 12 Vocabulary List 1
Biosphere
Ecology
Biotic Factor
Abiotic Factor
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
The branch of biology that deals with the relations of organi…
Any living part of the environment with which an organism mig…
The non-living parts of an ecosystem such as soil, climate an…
Biosphere
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Ecology
The branch of biology that deals with the relations of organi…
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AP Environmental Science chapter 5 vocab
Weather
Climate
Latitude
Elevation
An areas short-term atmospheric conditions in a particular area
Regions general pattern of atmospheric or weather conditions…
Distance from the equator
Height above sea level
Weather
An areas short-term atmospheric conditions in a particular area
Climate
Regions general pattern of atmospheric or weather conditions…
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APES Chapter 7: Climate and Biomes Vocab (Miller 16)
weather
climate
ocean currents
upwelling
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
the steady flow of ocean water in a prevailing direction
movement of nutrient-rich bottom water to the ocean's surface…
weather
short-term changes in the temperature, barometric pressure, h…
climate
physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
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Chapter 5 and 6 AP Enviromental
Biome
Coniferous trees
Deciduous Plants
Evergreen
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Cone-bearing trees, mostly evergreens, that have needle-shape…
Trees, such as oaks and maples, and other plants that survive…
Plants that keep some of their leaves or needles throughout t…
Biome
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Coniferous trees
Cone-bearing trees, mostly evergreens, that have needle-shape…
12 terms
chapter 7
weather
climate
elevation
latitude
physical conditions of the lower atmosphere
general pattern of atmospheric conditions in a given area
the distance above sea level
distance from the equator
weather
physical conditions of the lower atmosphere
climate
general pattern of atmospheric conditions in a given area
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